Design and Build of Police Patrol Craft for Ministry of Defence
To deliver up to 18 highly manoeuverable, robust Police patrol craft on behalf of Navy command headquarters.
United Kingdom-Bristol: Police patrol boats
Section I: Contracting authority/entity
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Ministry of Defence, Ships, Commercially Supported Shipping (CSS) Team
Mail Point #3203, Ash 2a, MOD Abbey Wood
Contact point(s): Mr Michael Hazel
BS34 8JH Bristol
Telephone: +44 3067936479
General address of the contracting authority/entity: https://www.contracts.mod.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Bristol, City of.
NUTS code UKK11
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
It is envisaged this can be met with Commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) / Military-off-the-shelf (MOTS) or proven bespoke solutions may be considered. Please note: This requirement does not include post-design services modification or in-service support.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about subcontracting
The tenderer has to indicate any change occurring at the level of subcontractors during the execution of the contract
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 15 000 000 and 25 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions to which the performance of the contract is subject, in particular with regard to security of supply and security of information:
Criteria regarding the personal situation of economic operators (that may lead to their exclusion) including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 39(1) of Directive 2009/81/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Defence And security public contract regulations (DSPCR) 2011 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 39(2) of Directive 2009/81/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the DSPCR 2011) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.
A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.contracts.mod.uk/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#dspr
Candidates will be required to sign a declaration confirming whether they do or do not have any of the listed criteria as part of the pre-qualification process.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 39(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest (including defence and security factors) for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 39(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.
A Statement of Good standing will be required as part of the Pre-qualification Questionnaire response.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Criteria regarding the economic and financial standing of economic operators (that may lead to their exclusion)
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Appropriate statements from the economic operator’s bankers or where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established
(c) where appropriate, a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years of the economic operator, of: (i) the overall turnover of the business of the economic operator; and (ii) where appropriate, the turnover in respect of the work, works, goods or services which are of a similar type to the subject matter of the Contract.
2 years audited accounts will be required as part of any PQQ response.
The estimated annual contract value for Design and build is 4 000 000 GBP. If the estimated annual contract value is greater than “40 %” of the supplier’s turnover, the Authority reserves the right to exclude the supplier from being selected to tender except where the supplier provides, to the satisfaction of the Authority, evidence showing it has sufficient economic and financial capability, e.g. such evidence may include:
(1) Any additional information proving it has sufficient economic and financial resources to deliver the requirement; and
(2) State whether the supplier is willing to provide the Authority with an indemnity, guarantee or bank bond.
A financial assessment will be undertaken on the supplier’s financial status. An overall pass / proceed with caution / fail judgement will be made after considering areas such as turnover, profit, net assets, liquidity, gearing and capacity. This assessment will include the Parent company where applicable. An independent financial assessment obtained from a reputable credit rating organisation may be utilised as part of this process.
III.2.3)Technical and/or professional capacity
Criteria regarding the technical and/or professional ability of economic operators (that may lead to their exclusion)
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
This information will be sought through the Pre-qualification Questionnaire.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.
The information and / or documents for this opportunity are available on www.contracts.mod.uk You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage.
Suppliers must log in, go to the Response Manager and add the following Access Code: 7ECS8AUZG6. Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you.
The deadline for submitting your response(s) is 31.7.2018 23:59. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.
If you experience any difficulties please refer to the online Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) or the User Guides or contact the MOD DCO Helpdesk by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested suppliers are required to complete the PQQ to provide information that allows the Authority to evaluate the supplier’s capacities and capabilities against the selection criteria set out at Sections III.2.1), III.2.2) and III.2.3) of this Contract notice.
The Authority will use the PQQ response to create a shortlist of tenderers who:
(1) are eligible to participate under Section III.2.1) of this Contract notice;
(2) fulfil any minimum standards under Sections III.2.2) and III.2.3) of this Contract Notice; and
(3) best meet in terms of capacity and capability the selection criteria set out Sections III.2.2) and III.2.3) of this Contract notice.
Full details of the method for choosing the tenderers will be set out in the Guidance Instructions for the Dynamic PQQ.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
This project will follow EU procurement regulations (DSPCR 2011 – Negotiated Procedure).
Outline key technical requirements are as follows:
a) Seating for a Crew of 3 and 4 additional passengers for 12hrs durations, incorporating mitigation for Whole-body vibration and noise at work, an area for food storage, preparation and a separate toilet facility.
b) Durable engines with typical operation at low speeds (0-5knts) and an ability to operate at threshold speeds of 25knts. Powered by fuels compatible with the UK MoD and NATO single fuels policy.
c) Year round environmental protection in a controlled, enclosed space with all round visibility. Including a level of ballistic protection for the helmsman, navigator and command positions.
d) Space to internally stow equipment; issue, mount and deploy conventional and less-lethal technologies and specialist police equipment.
e) Compliant with the MCA Small Commercial Vessel Code of Area Category 3 waters
f) Maximum dimensions of length 15m, width 5m and draft 2.5m
This requirement is to produce up to 18 (15 Firm and up to 3 optional) craft over a 5 year period, along with a number of cradles and trailers. There will be a requirement to provide an Initial provisioning of spares to cover a 2 year spares support period. There will be no In service support (ISS) associated with this contract. It is envisaged that ISS to these boats will be covered by MOD Police wide arrangements placed under the Future boats support contracts.
The procurement strategy is a staged approach involving:
a) Initial review of technical solutions
c) Best and final offers
d) Final assessment
e) Selection of preferred bidder
Following down selection it is anticipated that delivery of the boats will begin FY19/20.
The Cyber Risk Level for this requirement is very low.
Potential suppliers must note the mandatory requirement for electronic trading using the Contracting, purchasing and finance (CP&F) electronic procurement tool. All payments for Contractor deliverables under the Contract shall only be made via CP&F. You can find details on CP&F at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mod-contracting-purchasing-and-finance-e-procurement-system
The Contracting Authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.The Authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any Contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information (e.g. a Security aspects letter), the Authority reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies, or otherwise. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the Government security classification.
Advertising Regime OJEU:
— This Contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU),the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk
Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.
The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on http://www.contracts.mod.uk
You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage.
Suppliers must log in, go to your Response manager and add the following Access Code: 7ECS8AUZG6.
Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.
The deadline for submitting your response(s) is detailed within this contract notice, you will also have visibility of the deadline date, once you have added the Access code via DCO as the opening and closing date is visible within the opportunity.
Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this opportunity prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.
If you experience any difficulties please refer to the online Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) or the User Guides or contact the MOD DCO Helpdesk by emailing email@example.com or Telephone 0800 282 324.
GO Reference: GO-201864-DCB-12549245.
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
Ministry of Defence, Ships, Commercially Supported Shipping (CSS) Team
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: